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Another great cruise with Carnival
"This was my 2nd cruise with Carnival Imagination. Let me start by saying, those who are looking for the ultimate luxury ship with high-end food and such, don't book this ship. This ship is the fun, party ship! Of..."Read More
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2-5 Cruises

Age 40s

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Good Weekend Getaway

Review for Carnival Imagination to Mexican Riviera

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billslowsky

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

I have taken this cruise before, both as a 3 night and a 4 night. The 4 night fare is usually cheaper since it runs mid-week while the 3 night runs over the weekend. It tends to attract groups of bachelor and bachelorette parties, which liven the trip up and provide excellent people watching opportunities. Not for the Cunard crowd, thankfully. Unfortunately we didn't have great weather - ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Departure Port: Hong Kong

Cabin Type: Porthole

35 Helpful Votes


Great Experience but disappointing Fun Shops Cake

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Jennika818

First Time Cruiser

Age 30s

Carnival Imagination was a great experience for a first time cruise. They have amazing service and the place was always so clean. The buffet had so many options for breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. The pride restaurant was a wonderful experience especially for valentines. I recommend having all your dinners there. There was plenty of activities to do on the boat but of course many things cost extra ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Departure Port: Hong Kong

Cabin Type: Porthole

1 Helpful Vote


You Get What You Pay For

Review for Carnival Imagination to Mexican Riviera

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Mrsmouse61

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

Review of Carnival Imagination Sail date 2/2/20 Room type – Ocean View – Empress Deck – E135 My young adult daughter and my late 50-year-old self-took the Imagination to celebrate her bday and to just enjoy some time to ourselves. Why we chose this line and specific cruise: 1. We’ve always cruised Carnival (we’re gold) 2. Port is quick hour flight from our home 3. Very cost ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Departure Port: Hong Kong

Cabin Type: Ocean View

10 Helpful Votes


It was alright

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Chandler1997

2-5 Cruises

Age 20s

I have been on several cruises before... always on Disney, so naturally the bar was set extremely high. The reason I was on this particular cruise was because it was gifted to me by my mom. I had read alot of review about the carnival imagination before I embarked (on this site in particular) there were alot of reviews in which people's complaints were things I was not bothered by, there were ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Departure Port: Hong Kong

5 Helpful Votes


Staff were great. Ship is OLD and needs a remodel desperately

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CallistaSkye

2-5 Cruises

Age 40s

We picked this as a last minute cruise vacation because it's close to home, we had sailed the same cruise on Princess before and liked it, and they had a sale going. The ocean view cabin was good. Our steward was great and kept everything clean. However, the ship is worn. Our closet had broken hinges. The toilet felt like it was going to come clean off the wall anytime I sat on it. [I am not ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Departure Port: Hong Kong

Cabin Type: Ocean View

4 Helpful Votes


Carnival Imagination Baja Review

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RobinCruiser

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

24 years ago, DH and I did this itinerary on the Carnival Holiday for our honeymoon. Having just paid off our mortgage and celebrating our 24th anniversary, I thought a little celebratory getaway was in order. I chose this cruise based on sentiment and price, as well as proximity to home - being on the West Coast. We sailed as a couple, no kids. Pre-Cruise - Dh and I flew into LAX a full day ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Departure Port: Hong Kong

Cabin Type: Porthole

6 Helpful Votes


Didn’t even meet my lowest expectations

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Emma21

First Time Cruiser

Age 30s

Reasonable prices... yet the cruise is crying out for remodeling looks like an old vegas casino. Smells very much like one too, alcohol n cigarettes . I don’t feel is family friendly as the bar is right next to the pool. People were too drunk we saw 3 fights not something I want my kids to experience on our family vacation. The pool I feel is too small for everyone on board it gets too crowded... ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Departure Port: Hong Kong

Traveled with children

6 Helpful Votes


20th Wedding Anniversary

Review for Carnival Imagination to Mexican Riviera

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ortezkitty

First Time Cruiser

Age 40s

This was my first cruise. I do have to say the embarkation and disembarkation went smoothly. All the crew/staff members were extremely helpful and nice. My Stateroom Steward was Sebastian. Sebastian was very helpful, caring, kind and hardworking! I did encounter a couple of issues, my bedding had some stains on them and our sink was plugged up. I reported my issue to Sebastian and he had the issue ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Departure Port: Hong Kong

3 Helpful Votes


Vacation from hell - never again

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LisaViolinka

2-5 Cruises

Age 30s

This wasn’t our first cruise experience, but will for sure become the last on Carnival Imagination. The stinkiest ship ever. The nauseating blend of urine, bleach, old furniture, filthy carpets was so horrendous that I had to hold my breath when we first stepped on board. I should have left right then. We stayed on deck 7, right by the guest services. The room and bathroom were so stinky that I ...
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Sail Date: August 2019

Departure Port: Hong Kong

Cabin Type: Interior

Traveled with children

Traveled with disabled person

5 Helpful Votes


We had a great time on our cruise!!!!

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Monicabarbu88

First Time Cruiser

Age 30s

My family and I went for the first time on a cruise. We didn’t really know what to expect, but we have heard it’s a lot of fun!! So this is how we decided to spend my mom’s birthday. We booked a cruise with Carnival Imagination! It was what we had expected and much more!! My family and I had a wonderful time! We felt welcomed from the first step we took on the ship. The entertainment ...
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Sail Date: July 2019

Departure Port: Hong Kong

4 Helpful Votes


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